The Labour Party’s sudden discovery of technology, forged in the white heat of Harold Wilson’s speech to the 1963 Party Conference at Scarborough, had a double significance for the politics of the sixties. Not only did it set Labour on the path back to power; it also heralded a style of Government interventionism quite new in British politics.


Machine Tool Labour Party Fast Breeder Reactor Defence Spending Merger Activity 


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Further Reading

  1. 1.
    Christopher Layton, European Advanced Technology (P.E.P., 1969).Google Scholar
  2. 4.
    Anthony Crosland, The Future of Socialism (1956).Google Scholar

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